Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Walker sentenced to probation
By Associated Press
Otto Kitsinger/NBAEAntoine Walker in the D-League last season.
LAS VEGAS -- Former NBA All-Star Antoine Walker was sentenced to five years' probation and ordered to pay $770,050 in restitution to three Las Vegas casinos after pleading guilty to failing to repay gambling debts.
Walker's lawyer declined to comment after his sentencing Tuesday in Clark County District Court.
Prosecutor Samuel Bateman says the felony charge could be dismissed if Walker fully repays the debts incurred in 2008 and 2009 at the Planet Hollywood, Red Rock Casino Resort and Caesars Palace casinos.
He faces a year in prison if he violates probation.